"Our Dying Forests"
a Salt Lake Tribune investigation into what’s causing massive red and
gray swathes of dead trees throughout the Intermountain West, has won a
prestigious and lucrative national environmental reporting prize.
Reporter Brandon Loomis, along with photographer Rick Egan and editor David Noyce, on Tuesday accepted the 2012 Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment — along with $75,000 — at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.